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Old 07-16-2010, 07:34 AM   #10
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Here's a nice history of the 106. Note the mention of the Vespa-mounted rr.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recoilless_rifle

How did the French miltary get an unjustified reputation for pusillanimity so often seen on the 'Net? French troops are some of the world's best - people must be mistaking the character of the French army for the behavior and decisions of some of the politiicans who directed their use.
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